The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) fined TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC £100,000 because it did not have appropriate technical or organisational measures in place to keep personal data secure.
O2 has admitted that thieves exploited flaws in SS7 to steal money from victim's bank accounts.
Researchers have confirmed that it was a variant form of Mirai that was used to try and turn nearly a million Deutsche Telekom customers routers into a botnet over the weekend.
Customers of the popular mobile network O2 are having their details sold on a dark web marketplace
BT Broadband has suffered a major outage this morning and it's pointing the finger at a power-outage in one of its central London service providers.
Customer data including bank details entered on web forms lost in major data breach at Polish telecom operator.
Appearing in front of a House of Commons Select Committee, Dido Harding defended TalkTalk's cyber-security plans and took responsibility for incident response, describing security as a board issue and business risk.
Berlin-based secure communications app Telegram found to be playing cat-and-mouse game in a bid to curb extremists accounts.
The Ranking Digital Rights group released its inaugural "Corporate Accountability Index" which ranks 16 of "the world's largest internet and telecommunications companies"
Police are investigating a "significant and sustained cyber-attack" on TalkTalk as it emerges that the data may not have been encrypted and the site used a SHA-1 signed security certificate.
Leaked Edward Snowden documents reveal that up until at least 2013, the U.S. government held intimate ties with AT&T and to a lesser extent Verizon.
Voice over IP attacks are on the rise because of the proliferation of online tools and software which can target these services.
American spy agency NSA infiltrated most of the world's smartphone networks.
The Pitty Tiger APT has been targeting telcos, defence companies and at least one government in a cyber-espionage campaign that relies on spear phishing and malware prying on vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office.
The German Government has cancelled a contract with US telecoms provider Verizon over fears it is obliged to hand over customer data to the US Government.
Report calls on vendors to provide official workarounds
Data on 1.3m of telco Orange France's 26m customers stolen by persons unknown.
"I do hope the Home Office has properly thought-out contingency plans" says Professor Peter Sommer, data forensics specialist.
The NSA is spending a great deal of money to get large numbers of false positives, says digital forensics specialist professor Peter Sommer.
BT is being investigated by the UK's privacy watchdog, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), over claims that the user names and passwords of millions of its email customers were exposed to hacking.
PGP founder links with Europe's first mass market Android vendor
The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) is to scrutinise Chinese telecoms technology used in the UK's communications infrastructure.